NAVADMIN 256/10 – Updated Stationary Bike Requirements


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NAVADMIN 256/10

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SUBJ/REVISION TO THE 12-MINUTE STATIONARY BIKE PHYSICAL READINESS TEST EQUATION AND APPROVED STATIONARY BIKES//

RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES A CHANGE TO THE 12-MINUTE STATIONARY BIKE TEST EQUATION AND LISTS APPROVED STATIONARY BIKES.

2.  THE REVISED EQUATION WILL BECOME EFFECTIVE ON 1 JANUARY 2011 FOR  CYCLE 1, 2011.  THE CHANGE ADJUSTS THE EQUATION USED TO CONVERT  CALORIES BURNED ON THE STATIONARY BIKE INTO A PREDICTED 1.5 MILE RUN  TIME.  THE REVISED EQUATION WILL MORE ACCURATELY CALCULATE OUTSTANDING  PERFORMANCE AND WILL REQUIRE THE PARTICIPANT TO BURN MORE CALORIES TO  ACHIEVE A PROBATIONARY OR SATISFACTORY SCORE THAN UNDER THE CURRENT  EQUATION.

3.  LIFE FITNESS IS THE ONLY PHYSICAL READINESS TEST APPROVED  STATIONARY BIKE.  BOTH THE LIFE FITNESS 95CI AND CLASSIC SERIES ARE NOW AUTHORIZED FOR THE OFFICIAL PHYSICAL FITNESS ASSESSMENT.  THE LIFE FITNESS 95CI STATIONARY BIKE IS NO LONGER BEING MANUFACTURED AND HAS BEEN SUPERCEDED BY THE LIFE FITNESS CLASSIC SERIES.  THE LIFE FITNESS CLASSIC SERIES HAS BEEN ADDED TO THE ONLINE PHYSICAL READINESS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (PRIMS) CALCULATOR DROP DOWN MENU.  TO ACCESS THE BIKE CALCULATOR, LOG ONTO THE PRIMS HOMEPAGE AT HTTPS://PRIMS2008.BOL.NAVY.MIL.  THE CALCULATOR IS LOCATED UNDER THE HELP DROP DOWN MENU.

4.  POINT OF CONTACT:  MR. BILL MOORE, DIRECTOR, PHYSICAL READINESS PROGRAM, OPNAV N135F,  AT (901) 874-2210/DSN 882, OR EMAIL NAVYPRT(AT)NAVY.MIL.

5.  RELEASED BY VADM MARK FERGUSON, N1.//